Peter Willsey


+1 202 842 7845

Peter Willsey is chair of Cooley's trademark, copyright and advertising practice group. He specializes in litigation, counseling and prosecution in the fields of trademark and copyright law. His practice focuses on the selection of company and product names, the development of comprehensive trademark and branding strategies and formulating strategic approaches for the licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

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  • University of Richmond School of Law
    JD, McNeill Honor Society, 1993

  • University of Virginia
    BA, Economics

Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia



  • International Trademark Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Legal 500: Leading Trademark Lawyer

    Super Lawyers: Top IP Litigator



+1 202 842 7845 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004